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Carluccio's - Islington

#5,453 of 17,116 Restaurants in London
#5,833 of 17,994 Places to Eat in London
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305-307 Upper Street, London N1 2TU, England
+44 20 7359 8167
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average Food, Nice Establishment

Me and my partner visited this restaurant for lunch. The food is very average and to be honest the menu selection is very limited. When we were given the menu it took a vast amount of time to decide what to eat just because the menu lacks excitement. My partner ordered the mushroom pasta. She... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
Aks M
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Me and my partner visited this restaurant for lunch. The food is very average and to be honest the menu selection is very limited. When we were given the menu it took a vast amount of time to decide what to eat just because the menu lacks excitement. My partner ordered the mushroom pasta. She really is a lover of... More 

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London
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25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Fab breakfast, a little pricey but lovely surroundings. Well worth a breaky visit. Staff are friendly and helpful

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My nine-year-old is a huge fan of Carluccio's. Me, not so much. But I have to say this visit has made me think again. Online booking worked smoothly, the staff were wonderfully helpful and attentive throughout, the drinks menu is imaginative, and there was something delicious for everyone from my youngest child to my 80-year-old mother. A big thank you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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97 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Carluccio's is Carluccio's - you know what to expect - good food in a nice atmosphere. The Angel branch is the best one I've been to (and I've been to a lot of them!).

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

we have excellent lunch with my friends last Saturday 24/01 very good food and service . Would always go back .

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LONDON
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have tried this Carluccio's on several occasions over the last couple of years, as I like other branches, for example, the branch at St Pancras station. Upper Street, however, never fail to disappoint. Whether there is a long queue to be served or a deserted restaurant, the staff are far too busy chatting away to each other to bother... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Wonderful to go tonight ( Sunday) and see families enjoying themselves. We went as a family and had a good dinner and a happy experience. Would always go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Good friendly Italian service and style. Worth a visit if you can afford it One minor niggle, at closing time they left the front door open and the nice warm restaurant turned into a fridge, we got the message and left shortly afterwards.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Although the menu is not as racy as Formula 1, everything about this restaurant works flawlessly. With all four of us ordering different meals we had a good chance to sample this establishment’s offerings and by the end all of our plates were empty. The helpings appear modest, but a lot of thought had gone into composing each of our... More 

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Westport, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had a Sunday morning brunch here with poached eggs with mushrooms and pancetta on bruschetta. Just perfect! Two coffees ( the smooth blend) everything tasted great! Only thing....the flower boxes on the first floor are watered Sunday early and the residual drops continue down on the outside tables for HOURS! Fantastic selection and quality of olives available to buy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305-307 Upper Street, London N1 2TU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7359 8167

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 31
  • Cuisine: Italian

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